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In this very hot weather, it’s more important than ever to be mindful of the amount of water we use, while continuing to stay hydrated and safe.

We naturally use more water when it’s hot and dry, but the knock-on effect is demand for water has increased substantially.

Fortunately, there are small, simple things everyone can do to ease the strain and ensure water is readily available for all — from learning to embrace a brown lawn and taking shorter showers, to saving yourself a chore and not washing the car.

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It may not sound like much, but it’ll have a big impact on your water consumption and help save you money.

You can find out more at the Water’s Worth Saving campaign website - https://watersworthsaving.org.uk/

Cutting a minute from your morning shower could save up to 12 litres a minute and cut £70 a year from your bills – and an extra £60 from your water bill if you’re on a meter ­­— P. JENKINS, Water UK

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